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Sep 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
was set on fire. three others died. there's been no confirmation from the united states. the secretary of hillary clinton issued a statement. but she added there is no justification for violence. emily buchanon has more. >> inferno overnight at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. militants stormed the compound and set fire to buildings. it's not clear yet how the ambassador died, but reports suggests his car may have come under rocket attacks as he and others were trying to escape. the anger was sparked by a provocative film made by an israeli american about the life of the prophet muhammad. >> my name is christopher stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> the american ambassador of christopher stevens had a lifelong interest in the middle east. he had been in libya for less than four months after taking up his post in may. the killings was strongly condemned by libya's general national congress. it's not clear who is responsible. some suggest hard line groups. but the country's deputy interior minister accused realm thans for testing about the treatment of gaddafi.
PBS
Sep 21, 2012 4:00pm PDT
of relations between united states and pakistan. >> ok, when you're at the state department, you revise the u.s. government on relations between pakistan and afghanistan. mousavi video president obama put out, this thing -- you saw the video president obama put up, distancing america from the film. does that help? >> it does help. it is the first time united states is taking this kind of innovative pro-active measure. in some ways, you are trying to use this when already a tidal wave has started. it is hard to stop a tidal wave. >> is there anything washington can do? >> keep engaging on an ongoing basis. not this one a crisis happens. also, when we have disagreements with pakastani, we should explain ourselves to them. we should have kept them engaged. where we see the consequences of the collapse of the relationship as we saw today, then we try to come up with these measures, and often they are good, but they are too little to late. >> is that the problem? we have a short-term policy? >> we decided we should punish them, put pressure on pakistan. well, it worked to an extent, b
WETA
Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
past year and the worsening of relations between united states and pakistan. >> ok, when you're at the state department, you revise the u.s. government on relations between pakistan and afghanistan. mousavi video president obama put out, this thing -- you saw the video president obama put up, distancing america from the film. does that help? >> it does help. it is the first time united states is taking this kind of innovative pro-active measure. in some ways, you are trying to use this when already a tidal wave has started. it is hard to stop a tidal wave. >> is there anything washington can do? >> keep engaging on an ongoing basis. not this one a crisis happens. also, when we have disagreements with pakastani, we should explain ourselves to them. we should have kept them engaged. where we see the consequences of the collapse of the relationship as we saw today, then we try to come up with these measures, and often they are good, but they are too little to late. >> is that the problem? we have a short-term policy? >> we decided we should punish them, put pressure on pakistan. well, it
PBS
Sep 7, 2012 5:30pm EDT
all about, whether this man deserves to stay as president of the united states. he says he shares the pain and frustration of those who have lost their jobs but have never been more hopeful about america because of its people. this election would be the clearest choice in a generation. >> it will be a choice between two pads for america, between different visions for the future. >> this was not the rhetoric of four years ago. instead it workmanlike presence on the hard path to a better place. he derided his opponent as the same old failed policies of the past. >> have a surplus? try a tax cut. the deficit is too high? try another. stilicho coming on? take to bank tax cuts and rollbacks and regulations and call us in the morning. >> he mocked mitt romney's lack of foreign experience. >> you might not be ready if you cannot visit the olympics without insulting our closest allies. >> scarcely time to catch a breath and both hit the campaign trail. this is what greeted the president. >> we are not better off under president obama. fewer jobs, higher taxes on middle-class. fuel prices
PBS
Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm EDT
many libyans have joined us in doing so, and these will not break the bonds between the united states and libya. >> the new prime minister has just been named after the recent elections, but the killing shows that in and when a new libya, armed groups continue to act seemingly with impunity. in cairo, demonstrators are blaming the u.s. for the film. it is a challenge for the muslim-lead government which has condemned the film while calling for protests. in libya the government will want this type of demonstration, pro america but against the film. the danger that in might be viewed across the region as legitimate anchor. -- anger. >> i am joined by the u.s. state official who served as the president of the council on foreign relations. we do not know the motives behind the attack, but what we do know is this is a very unstable country. we have a government that is moderate or pro-american, but that is not true of everyone. >> it underscores the reality it is one thing to out of authoritarian regimes, and it is something -- to ask authoritarian regimes, and it is something different to mee
WHUT
Sep 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
united states calm the tensions between china and japan? american secretary of defense is the man expected to become -- expected to go to the chinese leader, who had denounced tokyo over there territorial dispute. gmt."llo, welcome t the situation is described as desperate in damascus. president obama, spurned on to comments by president obama. >> my expectation is that if you want to be president, you have got to work for everyone, not just for some. >> london, washington, 7:00 in the evening in beijing, where the chinese leader in waiting should rein in behavior. tensions have been running high for days. major protests in cities across china. the next communist party chief and president of the country is making his first appearance with a foreign dignitary since he dropped from public view, fueling speculation on his health or a power struggle. >> from rome, to new york, chinese communities around the globe have been aroused by the same nationalistic passion that has brought thousands onto the streets of china. a chorus of condemnation provoked by a tiny set of uninhabited islan
PBS
Sep 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
conflict. the united states has been attacking these elements steadily in recent years through the use of drums and the elements are trying to find ways to strike back. a big maybe the timing is interesting because in the aftermath of the raid, pakistan- u.s. relations hit rock bottom. they're starting to improve, so maybe it is trying to rekindle those tensions. >> his id emboldening militants and pakistan? >> there is a dynamic between afghanistan and pakistan. the united states as tried to get some of these elements to negotiate a peace settlement and they have been unwilling to do that. notwithstanding the united states strategy to appeal some of the elements of the violence strategy in the political process, this war continues. >> can you tell us about the location of today's attack? >> is a major pakistan the city. and what makes it a significant is the proximity to the largely under-governed tribal areas. that is where they are based, where the taliban escape to in the aftermath of u.s. and international intervention. it is the remaining safe haven where these elements are able to
WHUT
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
the united nations. the speech comes as the united states announced it is lifting the ban on the import of goods from burma. the opposition party led by aung san suu kyi has welcomed the lifting of the ban. the united states relaxed its financial restrictions after the country held elections earlier this year. here is out the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton justified the move. >> the united states is taking the next step in normalizing our commercial will relationship. we hope this will provide more opportunities for your people to sell their goods into our markets. >> our correspondent jonathan hefad has been talking to the speaker of the burmese parliament, one of the top generals and the old regime. she gets -- began by asking about the state of relations between the government and opposition parties. >> i have a good relationship with aung san suu kyi. what happened in the past is over. it is finished. i don't see any point in dwelling on it. because she also loves the country, for people, we have the same intentions. she was locked up for many, many years. the >> she
PBS
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
reconstructing it shrek -- its relation with the united states. the military relationship continues, and that has gone on for many years. yet now there is an elected civilian president that is trying to assert the degree of independence at a moment when both sides are now trying to understand the priorities of each other, and the united states is adjusting to an egyptian leader that has to respond to some degree to the wants and desires of his own people. it is a much more high maintenance type of relationship because nothing can be taken for granted in the same way that it was when egypt was essentially a client state. >> president morsi called syria the tragedy of the age. any new ideas there about how to stop the fighting? >> not so much. this is indicative of egypt's position at the moment. more aspirational and ambitious with respect to charting a more independent course, but of course egypt is consumed by domestic affairs, particularly on the economic front. so egypt is not in a position to really exert great influence on the syrian civil war. it is not a proxy player in the s
WHUT
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
number one and singapore is in second place. the united states used to always be a number one. now it is in the no. 7 position. what has gone wrong with the united states? >> the u.s. was #15 years ago and has been falling little by little in the rankings. -- was number one about five years ago. it continues to be the world's innovation are house and we don't see that changing any time in the near future. on the other hand, there are burgeoning weaknesses we have seen growing over time, in particular the well talked about macroeconomics imbalances which our government spending that has gotten out of hand, financial market concerns, and what has happened is this has all built up to make really? the business community very concerned about the ability of politicians to do the right thing for the country going forward. >> and switzerland also makes great chocolates. that's got to help. >> thanks very much. the world's richest woman has made a rare public appearance to take a swipe at her own country, accusing australia of being too expensive for business to operate. a mining magnate who e
WHUT
Sep 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
rest of the world. no act of violence shakes the resolve of the united states of america. >> and the americans are taking no chances as they further fortify their embassy in cairo and the u.s. and other western mission around the world step up their security. nick childs, bbc news. >> and we hope to bring you more on that story when we get developments. now let's take a look at some of the other stories in brief making headlines around the world today. striking miners in south africa have rejected a offer, a 20% pay rise. it was made by the company in an effort to end the five-week strike. the strike say the offer is well below the amount they're demanding. the shooting dead of 34 miners by police last month at the mines sparked a wave of industrial unrest. the japanese coast guard says all chinese ships have moved out of waters around the islands in the east china seas. surveillance video shows six chinese vessels near the disputed archipelago, a diplomatic row flared when japan called for the ships to leave the waters. beijing says the vessels were there for law enforcement reasons
PBS
Sep 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
right of free speech and hurts the religious beliefs of others. today in the united states and many places around the world, people stopped to mark the of the 11th anniversary of the september 11 attacks in which nearly 3000 were killed. the president led a moment of silence this morning and then traveled to the pentagon for a ceremony there. in new york, people gathered at the memorial's where twin towers once stood. more than a decade later, where does the greatest threat remained? i spoke with a senior fellow at the center for american progress. before i get to where we are 11 years on, here we are at the council of in ben ghazi in libya, a country that americans helped to liberate from colonel gaddafi, being stormed. it is an indication, is in it, of how strong muslim feelings are around the world and that they can turn against the u.s.? >> yes, and is similar to what we have seen in the -- in afghanistan over the last few years when we have seen the koran being destroyed. or other things like this pastor with inflating opinions. even when we use our military might, we do not ne
WHUT
Sep 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
, because president morsi is in europe and he wants imf money and money from the united states, so the last thing he wants now is to alienate western opinion. >> we go to tripoli. there is a bit of a delay on the line. obvisly, given the death of the american ambassador and the u.s., the obama response to that, give us a sense of the mood, the tension in the country -- in the country today. >> i can tell you that the indians have taken to the streets, albeit in small numbers -- libyans have taken to the streets, albeit in small numbers, soon after the announcement of the death of the ambassador to libya. a lot of people here are very angry. they are also worried about the implication this will have diplomatically, and and a wider context, worried about foreign countries thinking twice about setting up shop here in the future. a lot of people angry, mainly, by what happened. they don't want to be seen in that light. they said that the transition period is difficult enough as it is, and there are a lot of challenges ahead. they are looking to build stronger ties with the west, which they see
WETA
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. let me be clear. as we can solve every problem in the world, the united states has not and will not dictate the outcome of a democratic transitions. >> with strong feeling and a new era of democracy, it's not as if they can. the protests have made the middle east and issue only six weeks away. with accusations that president obama approach has been weak. president obama could still call upon the egyptian president and other authoritarian arab springs. the american president -- he is the first arab in a crisis. now they needed to address both and a new friend to put in it. in his speech, he defended his response to the arab uprising and looking past the elections to a nuclear installations, they warn that time is running out. >> it is not a talent that can be contained. it will threaten the elimination of israel and the stability of the global economy. it also triggers a nuclear arms race in the region. that is why a coalition of countries is holding government accountable. that is what the united states must do what we must do to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> iran
WHUT
Sep 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
east of the country. a very fierce insurgent group that the united states has listed as a terror group and have said they will not sit down and have these discussions with them. >> thank you very much. theet's take a look at other stories making headlines. the presidents of sudan and south sudan have resumed talks about -- over the disputes that brought them close to war this year. they're trying to find a comprehensive agreement on issues like the border, security, and oil. the u.n. has threatened sanctions if a deal is not signed. the day after an avalanche in northern the paul with france, germany, and spain, at least one person died. they were engulfed by snow. one catholic in germany has opted out of paying a religious tax and has been denied religious burial. endorsed by the fact that it comes into effect today, this sharp increase for the number of germans who have decided not to pay. those are civilian casualties mounting in the conflict in syria. the syrian army is also seeing an increasing number of soldiers. many of them are in the western coastal region. a stronghold
WETA
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
internet is deepening anti-western feeling in a wide swath of the world. in the united states, the body of the dead u.s. ambassador and his three colleagues that were killed in the attack or brought home. it was a part of the world in which it once had real political power. -- they once had real political power. >> and just a brief time ago, i spoke to jeremy in cairo. i asked what the sentiment was like. >> there is a lot of anger. in egypt, it has become more complicated because a lot of local issues have been grafted onto the initial anger about the film. now, i think what is significant today is that it has spread to other countries, and i think the more other countries, and because today is the muslim day of prayer, perhaps it might be the combination, but there have been people killed. and there are real, genuine grievances behind all of this. >> jeremy bowen in tahrir square for us there. i spoke with robin wright. thank you for coming in. has the tyranny of the dictator in the middle east been replaced by the tyranny of the mob? >> that is the great danger, and the fact that thi
WETA
Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in all of this, but what has happened this, the united states has 16 trillion dollars in outstanding ious in the world, and we are spending a trillion dollars more each year than we have. so we have to go into the debt market regularly, and it puts everything in jeopardy, in peril. the treasury secretary, tim geithner, here in the u.s., is running around hollering fire. we've got to do something about this. the simple fact is that the politicians have not been willing to come up with a plan that would involve paying for republicans and democrats, something that is a compromise. so we head into this election with the financial house that is not in order. >> you are very clear in this book that this president, unlike previous presidents, has not worked his will. what are the consequences of that? >> they may be very substantial. president reagan in and president clinton, you can criticize them, and a lot of people would, but they had a way of carrying things over the finish line and getting their way. obama is still distant, somewhat removed from this. he has not engaged on a personal
WHUT
Sep 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
pakistani doctor who helped of the united states to locate osama bin laden's hideout has told a u.s. tv network that the country that is powerful -- powerful spy agency, isi among regards america as its worst enemy. in an interview from his present in bashar dr. shakil afridi said the deposed who interrogated him said he helped pakistan that a worst enemy, worse even than the indians. pretty extraordinary remarks if they stand up to scrutiny. >> yes, although that is how a lot of people imagine the pakistani intelligence agencies do you the world. a lot of pakistanis, indeed, the things that way as well. a great deal of anti-americanism here at the moment. but this is all focussed on dr. shakil afridi, a man arrested about 20 days after the raid in which osama bin laden was killed because he had set up a fake vaccination program, and the idea was that he somehow obtained a blood samples and dna samples from the bin laden compound in order to verify whether the al-qaeda leader was there are not. we are not clear about whether he was ever able to do that. we do not think he was. but even
PBS
Sep 24, 2012 5:30pm EDT
has ruled that abu hamza can be extradited to the united states. in america, abu hamza is accused of planning at terrorist training camp in oregon and assisting hostage-taking. the former israeli prime minister ehud olmert has received a fine and a suspended sentence and the corruption case -- in the corruption case. roman catholics in germany who have opted out of paying the country's religious tax will not be denied holy communion -- will now be denied holy communion and religious burial. this brings the church about $6.5 billion per year. china has moved a step closer towards drawn a line under its biggest political scandal in decades -- drawing a line under its biggest political scandal in decades. we told you about the crime committed by the wife of bo xilai. one of the most powerful figures in the country was jailed today for 15 years. now officials can deal with bo xilai himself, who was once destined for a leadership role in the party. >> in just a few weeks, china will unveil a new leadership. the men who will govern 1/fifth -- 1/5 of humanity. it was plunged into uncertaint
WHUT
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
on in the united states for those behind an elaborate bank robbery. was a real or was it a hoax? bullfighting has been shown live on spanish public television for the first time in six years. the ban has been lifted by the spanish prime minister. >>♪ >> supporters say it celebrates spain's cultural heritage. critics insist it is outdated and cruel. six years ago, bullfighting was banned from the widely watched television channel, a decision made by the previous socialist government. now bullfighting is back on state tv in a prime-time spot. >> i like it very much because young people will once again see the bulls and a this is what we want. >> it seems very good to me indeed. it is about time. >> the decision was made by the pro-bullfighting prime minister who is hoping to make the sport a staple of spanish tv once again. but the move has angered animal rights campaigners. >> we see this as a backward step not only from a social and ethical point of view about what it means for torturing animals. >> for now, this is a victory for those who followed this sport. it seems unlikel
PBS
Sep 13, 2012 5:30pm EDT
commissioned after a landmark deal signed with the united states in 2008. the government is desperate to see it through. india is one of the world's fastest-growing economies, but it also faces a major shortage of power. it is looking for new energy sources for its factories, businesses, and to cater to the needs of its rapidly-growing population. the government believed that nuclear power is one way to address this gap. as is evidenced, not everyone believes it is the only solution. bbc news, delhi. >> it was music to the ears of traders on wall street when the u.s. federal reserve announced bold steps today to help stimulate the american economy. the measures included buying $40 billion worth of mortgage debt per month until the outlook for jobs improves. at the same time, the fed lowered its growth forecast for this year. we have the details. >> business is booming for this country based in five u.s. cities. all of the 75 workers who have been employed in the last two years are the lucky ones. 12.5 million of their parallel -- their fellow americans are unemployed. the real number is prob
WHUT
Sep 21, 2012 7:00am EDT
urge people to protest peacefully against an anti-islamic film made in the united states. some have ignored the message. there's been clashes after friday prayers in some cities. [applause] >> the government had called the peaceful protest, but here in northwest pakistan, they soon turned violent. these demonstrators attacking a sin mark in a city, setting it on fire. they've already been casualties in clashes where the police with one support reported to have been killed. it was the prime minister and his government who had made friday what they called a special day of love for the prophet muhammad. a chance for the entire nation to protest at what they see as the blasphemous video made in the united states. >> an attack of the holy prophet is an attack on the -- therefore, this is something that is unacceptable. >> there had already been clashes in the capital on thursday outside the united states embassy. fearing even worse today, the american government took the unusual step of placing this advertisement on pakistan television, hoping it would diffuse tensions. >> since our foun
WHUT
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
campaigns against drones. it is coming from two respected universities in the united states. i think if this message is coming from independent academics and the united states, maybe it will be listened to. the report conclude the strikes are damaging and counterproductive. they estimate the overall number of top leaders killed among the drone victims is perhaps only 2%. they say while they are not killing the top tier or not be enough of the commanders, they are terrorizing an entire community. that is the word that they use, stressing that the drones hovering overhead night and day. they say communities are paralyzed by fear and many people are too frightened to go to import and gatherings. parent are keeping their children out of schools or the children themselves are too traumatized to go. the level of fear has been compared to the level of fear in the u.s. after 9/11. >> the report also says the vast majority of those victims are combatants or low-level combatants. americas argument is if it did not use drones, it would have to use much more interest of tactics to go after these co
WHUT
Sep 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
kingston sent this report from the convention. >> the president of the united states of america, barack obama. >> win or lose, this campaign is the last time that barack obama will ask the american people for their trust. democrats savored the moment, but he seemed impient to address a troubled nation far beyond the convention hall. >> knowur problems can be solved. our challenges can be met. the past we offer may be harder, but it leads to a better place, and i'm asking to you choose that future. >> republicans have framed this election as a referendum on the obama economy, but he said voters face a choice. >> and on every issue, the choice you face won't just be between two candidates or two parties, it will be a choice between two different paths for america. ours is a fight to restore the values that built the largest middle class and the strongest economy the world has ever known. >> by contrast, he said republicans were about little more than tax cuts for the rich, and he mocked mitt romney's inexperience on foreign policy. >> they want to take us back to an era of blustering and
PBS
Sep 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, tht lady of the united states. >> woodruff: mark shields and draifd brooks were with us last weak in tampa and they are here with us in charlotte. what does this line up tonight say to you what the democrats, what barack obama wants to accomplish. >> michelle obama isç obviously the mostç interesting one. just as romney needed to be, still president obama needs to be humanized a little. he's a bit ensue her. motivation behind healthcare and the turmoil to do a lot of things; even though the overall rates is high and has been phenomenally favorable, the favorable or unfavorable rated has shifted quite significantly. an abc pofl has obama's unfavorability among women going up by 11 poifnts while romney's favorability was going up by seven. it shifted in a republican direction even if the overall number is not. >> ifill: which are the faces we're going to see on the stain tonight. >> that's right gwen. michelle obama is most important. the two most popular figures in the democratic party are michelle obama and bill clinton. it's no cept the surprise one id tonight and one is tomo
PBS
Sep 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
president barak obama, president of the united states. democrats believe in reigniting the american dream by removing barriers to success and building ladders of opportunity for all. so that everyone can succeed. jobs are central to the american dream. and president obama has focused on jobs from day one. under president obama we've gone from losing 800,000 jobs a month to adding 4.5 million private sector jobs over the last 29 months. the american dream is about freedom. jobs means freedom. for workers to support their families. working with president obama, democrats passed a lilly better pay fair act to strengthen women's rights in the workplace. we repealed don't ask don't tell so our troops can serve the country they love regardless of whom they love. we made college more affordable. house democrats passed the dream act. but senate republicans blocked it. with president obama, democrats enacted the toughest consumer safeguards in history. to protect main street from wrecklessness of some on wall street. democrats passed healthcare reform to allow americans the freedom to pursue
WETA
Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
pledge allegiance, to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. ( cheers and applause ) >> thank you! >> ifill: that was followed by saxophonist branford marsalis performing the national anthem. ray suarez is on the floor now among the delegates, where he's been each night this week. >> suarez: you know, gwen, one of the biggest events of this week is something that isn'tingt going to happen, the long-expected and long-planned-for stadium welcome for president obama tomorrow night where he would give his acceptance speech. because of threatening skies, that has been canceled and moved indoors to the arena where the rest of the convention has been held. well, it means some inconvenience for the people who were set to appear there. it means some inconvenience for the people who were staging the event, but the real problem is with the tens of thousands of people who gave tens of thousands of volunteer hours in order to qualify for a ticket to see the president accept the no
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Sep 10, 2012 5:30pm EDT
united states. there is still a fundamental dispute between u.s. commanders and the afghan government over what sort of process the afghans will use to continue to detain inmates and how they're going to try to adjudicate the release of some of them. afghanistan does not have on its books any sort of laws to indefinitely detained people for security violations. will they seek to put some of them on trial and release others? >> it is symptomatic of the real breakdown in trust between washington and the afghan authorities in the run-up to this handover. >> what is particularly striking about today's event is that senior nato commanders did not show up. general allan, the american and passenger, none of them were there. it was left to a junior ranking officer to take the american position on the dais. >> at the same time, we have these reports coming now of one london-based group that the taliban are interested in negotiating and it was quickly denied. what do you read in the political side of this? >> president karzai wants to have the leverage to be able to let some of these individual
WHUT
Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
m.o.u., we're still tarbging about issues of trust. the united states needs to be able to trust us as partners. >> what happens now at bagram with its controversial history surrounding the treatment of detainees will be closely watched in afghanistan and far beyond. >> joining us now is our correspondent jonathan beal. so clearly the americans, very concerned about these high risk detainees and the afghans not able perhaps to guarantee their security. >> yes, simply very surprising given that this agreement was signed six months ago. so today was just the form ceremony of handing over the detention facility. but still disputes over what should happen to some of these detainees, and america making clear they want to hold on, at least keep a foot in the door of bagram and to retain control of part of that prison and to continue, of course, cap suring insurgents, taking them there, questioning them, sbrer gating them and possibly handing them over to the afghans. i think the concern among human rights groups is you might have a situation, a detention facility where americans think --
WHUT
Sep 20, 2012 7:00am EDT
united states says that china has apologized for allowing a group of protesters to vandalize the u.s. ambassador's car. it was pelted with objects and flag was damaged. beijing says it is investigating the incident. while a video continues to fuel protest, one of the actors it is filminsuing the film maker for . she says she was told she was appearing in and adventure film based in egypt. to what is believed to be the case of a u.k. soldier giving birth to a baby on the frontline. she gave birth just days after the area came under attack from the taliban. it was a bit of a surprise because she did not know she was pregnant. >> the soldier from the royal artillery has been serving in afghanistan since march. two days ago, she complained of severe stomach pains. her son was delivered safely at the field hospital. he was born prematurely during the 34th week of her pregnancy. the specialist pediatric team from the hospital will now travel to camp to help provide care to the soldier and her baby on their flight home. mother and baby are both in a stable condition in the hospital and are
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Sep 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
. we have members here from the united states, canada, japan, and from a number of european countries. france, the measurements, germany. we believe that dr. watson, with professor moriarty, who features in a number of stories, along with the inspector. we choose to adopt a character from the stories. some of them are very well known. we choose the characters we like. i like to dress in a military uniform. when we come out here from time to time in costume, we film and reenact the struggle between holmes and moriarty. the conclusion of the struggle is that two bodies are seen tumbling down into the water. but it will probably not to the characters to have the struggle. but it is good fun and we enjoy food, drink, company, and traveling in wonderful locations. the characters are immortal. if you enjoy the stories, and they are well written literature, having survived for over 100 years, they are relevant today. there have been two new movies, a new bbc series, these are characters for all time. >> some enthusiastic fans of the route -- sherlock holmes there, in switzerland. t
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
fleeing could exceed 700,000 by the end of the year. police in minute annapolis in the united states four people have been shot dead after a gunman opened fire inside a sign making business. police say the victim were discovered. the gunman fatally shot himself after the attack. >> we pray for those who are in the hospital! >> a community in shock. it was here a gunman opened fire inside a minneapolis sign making business before shooting himself. >> i was just taking my pictures by the old elevator wearhouse. i heard about four or five gun shots. and we look at each other but we're in shock. >> on thursday evening, police held a news conference outside the company just hours after the shooting. >> i can confirm the shooter is dead. he died by a gun shot wound, self infliggetted. we got 5911 call from inside the business that there was a shooting going on inside and were able to gain entrance and establish we do have several victims inside. >> the major assured people that the area was civil. >> the neighborhood as i mentioned is secure. and will be returning torell tive calm. but obviousl
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